Ahead of State Elections, Social Media To Follow Voluntary Code Of Ethics

Ahead of State Elections, Social Media To Follow Voluntary Code Of Ethics

As the state assembly election dates come closer, Election Commission of India has reportedly asked the social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Sharechat and others, to comply with the code of ethics adopted by them during the last Lok Sabha elections.

According to a media report, Standhope Yuhlung, principal secretary of the Election Commission of India, has reportedly said in the letter,  “It is desirable that all social media intermediaries under the umbrella of IAMAI agree to the voluntary code of ethics in all future elections. In this regard, you are requested to send your concurrence for the code of ethics to be observed during all elections,”

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Author: Hela